Technical Reports

MARTA "C" Car : Truck Primary Suspension Stiffness

  • 01
  • Jan
  • 1982
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: UMTA/TTC/TN-82/04
SUBJECT: Passenger Rail, Track/Train Interactions
ABSTRACT: This technical note records the modification process, test setups, and findings of the Truck Primary Suspension Stiffness investigations on the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) "C" Car. Rubber suspension parts have been modified in several stages of MARTA transit car testing. Data are included here for vertical, longitudinal, and lateral stiffness tests of primary bushings in all stages of modification.

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